Lame-Duck Congress Could Authorize More Opioid Funds

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Congress is close to passing a bill, after several thwarted attempts, that would include a provision allocating $1 billion to address the opioid epidemic,  the Huffington Post reports. That effort could still be upended by last-minute concerns that the broader legislation is too much of a giveaway to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. House and Senate Republicans agreed over the weekend on a final version of the . . .

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